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Colostomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Colostomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.210.338.225
E04.579.338.225
Unique ID
D003125
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003125
Annotation
artificial anus goes here; pathological artificial anus in historical literature is indexed under INTESTINAL FISTULA or its specifics
Scope Note
The surgical construction of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body.
NLM Classification #
WI 520
See Also
Surgical Stomas
Public MeSH Note
ANUS, ARTIFICIAL was see COLOSTOMY 1975-97
History Note
ANUS, ARTIFICIAL was see COLOSTOMY 1975-97
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Colostomy Preferred
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